Re: [R] help with manipulating data frames (survey analysis)

From: Marvin Lists <marvin.lists_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 18 Jun 2008 12:23:15 -0700

If you mean: http://cran.r-project.org/doc/manuals/R-intro.pdf

I have already gone through that. I has no examples and only introductory text about what data frames are. I am looking for something a bit more comprehensive - perhaps something that uses a scenario or example to illustrate how various operations on data frames are achieved for practical results.

Thanks!

Marvin

On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 11:45 AM, stephen sefick <ssefick_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> an introduction to R
>
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 2:11 PM, Marvin Lists <marvin.lists_at_gmail.com>
> wrote:
>
>> Dear all,
>>
>> Can anyone recommend a good book or an online tutorial for using data
>> frames
>> in R?
>>
>> I want to do statistical analysis on some survey data and I can specify
>> what
>> I would like to do very easily in algorithmic terms. However, being a n00b
>> to R I am struggling with getting R to execute what I want.
>>
>> I think all I need is some source that directs me in the right direction

>> by
>> walking me through some examples of common data frame operations (e.g.
>> adding/removing variables, selecting/filtering cases, reversing scales,

>> recoding variables, excluding missing values, splitting the responses
>> based
>> on values of a variable and so on).
>>
>> Thanks!
>>
>> Marvin
>>
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